Are they 18 yet?™
Summary: As a parent, you want to know you’re doing the right things to help your kids grow up to be healthy, successful, well-adjusted people who lead productive lives and make an impact on the world. But what if you could raise your kids to be independent and self-sufficient without sacrificing your own ambitions, sense of identity, and sanity? Listen in as Dr. Karen shares insights for parents and kids with diverse learning needs and family structures through her own experiences and guest interviews. With over 15 years of experience supporting school-age kids, Dr. Karen is here to show you how we can all work together to make this world a more inclusive, accepting place by offering practical day-to-day solutions and actionable advice for supporting systemic change now and for future generations. Disclaimer: The information in this show should not be considered medical or legal advice, and should not be used to diagnose or treat any specific medical condition.
The problem with positive thinking
Building creativity and independence through play (with Drew Vernon)
De-escalation strategies for home, school, and community (with DJ Stutz)
How to set boundaries and share positive feedback with your child (with DJ Stutz)
3 ways to show appreciation for your child's school
How to communicate effectively with your child's teachers and therapists
How to support your dyslexic child (with Nicole Holcomb)
What popular TV gets wrong about autistic people
A kid's perspective on resilience, work ethic, and independence
How much “school” practice do kids need in the summer?
Building communication skills in nonverbal children and late talkers (with Rebecca Robbins)
Am I neurotypical? I'm not sure.
Talking to your partner and your kids about money
Body image and media: What stories are we telling our kids? (with Dr. Kate Browne)
Burnout, boundaries, and systems